Our Facilities and Learning Resources

Subject Specific Resources

As a University which provides strong support for research activities, Bangor has a number of subject related specialist resources that include:

     

    Subject Specific Resources

    As a University which provides strong support for research activities, Bangor has a number of subject related specialist resources that include:

       

      Facilities by Academic School/ Research Institute

      Bangor has a strong research base across a spectrum of academic disciplines engaging in research at national and international levels. The University provides strong support for research activities including encouraging links with commercial and industrial bodies in the UK and overseas. The University also aims to be responsive to local and regional needs and is particularly conscious of its North Wales location and role as a research resource and a training base for Wales.

      Accordingly, the University has a huge array of specialist facilities and equipment to support its wide-ranging research, knowledge and expertise. For detailed information about the facilities within each academic School / research institute, please click on the appropriate link below:

      For detailed information about the facilities within each academic School / research institute, please check the individual school sites.

       individual academic School websites.

      Students working at the Main Arts' Shankland Library with stained glass window in the background

      Library and Archive Services

      We have an extensive collection of books and journals and many of the journals are available online in full-text format.

      We also have databases, videos and CDs; micro material; a wonderful manuscript collection and a web-based catalogue to access e-books, e-journals, subject guides and other learning resources.

      Students working in a computer lab

      Learning Resources

      To help you in your studies we provide a range of learning resources supported by experienced staff. IT Services provides Computing, Media and Reprographics facilities and services including :-

      • Over 1,150 computers for student use - Some PC rooms are open 24 hours a day
      • Blackboard (a commercial Virtual Learning Environment) to contribute to a rich learning experience for students. It allows learning materials to be made available on-line. It is usually arranged into modules or courses and only the students enrolled on a particular module can see the resources
      • Network access in all accommodation